Paula explains if she was allowed to visit with her grandchildren when she was undergoing chemotherapy for ovarian cancer.
That happened to me once and I was really upset because they were on vacation from school and my count was so low that I couldn’t go to be with them or do anything with them that week they were home from school. That fortunately hasn’t happened again, but it’s just another thing in your life that you can’t do at that time. It’s always seems to be something, you know, like, I feel I have had so many wasted days because I just couldn’t do anything. I couldn’t function.
We had a show to go to, right when I was telling you about that really bad time that I had, and we went. I said, “You know what, I can sit in the car and sit in the seat,” but I was shaky and not feeling well the whole time.
It’s very hard to plan anything because you don’t know when you are going to relapse, or you are in the middle of chemo and how are you going to feel. It is just not a normal life.
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